Oct 8, 2012 5:30pm PDT
? >>> breaking news, jerry sandusky just releases a defiant message on the eve of his sentencing. >>> crash course. a 5-car pileup at 200 miles per hour. what nascar pros tell us about how we can survive a crash on the highway. >>> and never let go. that famous movie scene fighting for life in the water. something brand new tonight. rose and jack could have done to have a happy ending. >> i'll never let you go, jack.o have a happy ending. >> i'll never let you go, jack. >>> and a good evening on this holiday to you, and as we come on the air, the evidence is pouring in, that presidential debate last week was a game changer, at least for now. here's the newest poll. for the first time governor mitt romney pulling ahead leading president obama among likely voters. the president is under pressure tonight, so what are his plans to turn this around? 29 days to go before americans head to the polls, it's "your voice, your vote," and abc's jake tapper has been working the phones talking to campaign insiders. he's at the white house. jake? >> reporter: good evening, diane. well, the obama campaign'
Oct 9, 2012 6:30pm EDT
news." tonight, no remorse. a dramatic day in court as jerry sandusky faces off against his victims. and a judge sends sandusky to jail for the rest of his life. >>> romney rising. more new polls showing mitt romney closing in now in a key battleground state. what's behind the new strategy, his son? >>> the real-life spy helps he claimed kill one of al qaeda's most wanted terrorists tracking him down because the terrorist's wife wanted western shampoo. >>> and the conversation. a family lets our cameras roll as they talk for the first time about what they want at the end of life. >> i actually had a great life. >> join us as a new conversation begins in america tonight. >>> good evening, as we come on the air former penn state coach jerry sandusky has been sentenced to prison for the rest of his life. he is 68 and today he was sentenced to at least 30 years behind bars. the price for sexually abusing children and today in the courtroom, he defiantly stood face to face with some of his victims who were just ten feet away. abc's senior national correspondent jim avila was there. >> re
Oct 8, 2012 6:30pm EDT
are hearing a surprising message from former penn state football coach jerry sandusky on the eve of his sentencing for sexual abuse and abc senior national correspondent jim avila to tell us what he's saying. >> reporter: good evening, diane. tomorrow is judgment day to sentence jerry sandusky to life and live out the rest of his days in prison. tonight in a highly unorthodox move he put out a daring statement to the penn state college radio station, on the tape he defiantly accuses his victims of lying and insists he is an innocent man. >> i'm responding to the worst loss of my life. first i looked at myself. over and over i asked why? why didn't we have a fair opportunity to prepare for trial? why have so many people suffered as a result of false allegations. what's the purpose? maybe it will help others. some vulnerable children who could be abused might not be as a result of all the publicity. that would be nice, but i'm not sure about it. i would cherish the opportunity to become a candle for others as they have been a light for me. they can take away my life. they can make me out